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Report: Kim Jong Un's sister given senior North Korea government role

Report: Kim Jong Un's sister given senior North Korea government role

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been named as a senior government official by state media.
Pope Francis visits Turkey to bolster religious ties

Pope Francis visits Turkey to bolster religious ties

Pope Francis is meeting with Turkey's leaders Friday on the first day of a rare papal visit to the predominantly Muslim country.
Oil prices crash below $70

Oil prices crash below $70

Oil prices came crashing down Thursday to trade below $70 per barrel after OPEC announced it was leaving oil production levels unchanged.
 The 'Grand Budapest Hotel' and other great day trips from Berlin

The 'Grand Budapest Hotel' and other great day trips from Berlin

Europe's hottest destination for tourists, Berlin offers more than bargain-priced nightclubs and Cold War nostalgia.
 'I am Liberian... I am always confident about the future': From surf spots to boardrooms, entrepreneurs battle Ebola

'I am Liberian... I am always confident about the future': From surf spots to boardrooms, entrepreneurs battle Ebola

The deadly Ebola virus which has ripped through three West African countries has had the biggest impact in Liberia.
At least 5 killed as explosion targets foreign diplomatic convoy in Kabul

At least 5 killed as explosion targets foreign diplomatic convoy in Kabul

A large explosion damaged a convoy of cars, possibly including a British Embassy vehicle, on Thursday. Many casualties were reported.
Ministry: 13 dead at Venezuela prison after inmates binge on drugs

Ministry: 13 dead at Venezuela prison after inmates binge on drugs

At least 13 inmates at a Venezuela prison, all of whom were on hunger strike, have died, according to the Ministry for Public Power of Penitentiary Services.
Activists pour back into Hong Kong streets

Activists pour back into Hong Kong streets

Protesters and police again faced off in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Wednesday evening, hours after authorities cleared barricades and tents from a demonstration camp and arrested key pro-democracy activists.
One Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

One Chinese company makes one-third of the world's cigarettes

When it comes to the tobacco business, bigger has long been considered better in China.
Putin's killer tiger in cross-border raid

Putin's killer tiger in cross-border raid

A daring cross-border raid by one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's associates has -- so far -- yet to sour Sino-Russian relations.
Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong arrested in Mong Kok clearance

Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong arrested in Mong Kok clearance

Hong Kong student protest leaders Joshua Wong and Lester Shum were among those arrested amid heated confrontations as authorities attempted to clear demonstration camps in the Mong Kok district for a second day.
Champions League: Lionel Messi breaks goalscoring record

Champions League: Lionel Messi breaks goalscoring record

Another day, another record broken.
Two Minnesota men charged for alleged ISIS support

Two Minnesota men charged for alleged ISIS support

 Two Minnesota men face criminal charges in connection with terrorist activities by the Syrian group ISIS, according to a federal criminal complaint filed in Minneapolis.
Major storm expected to snarl Thanksgiving holiday travel in Northeast

Major storm expected to snarl Thanksgiving holiday travel in Northeast

 (CNN) -- If you're heading to the Northeast for Thanksgiving, you might want to get an early start.
UK agencies could not have stopped soldier's murder, report says

UK agencies could not have stopped soldier's murder, report says

UK intelligence and security agencies made errors in investigating two men convicted of murdering a British soldier in a brutal attack in London but could not have prevented his death, UK lawmakers concluded Tuesday.